Earlier this year, Apple purchased "silently bought" an artificial intelligence startup, Silk Labs, according to The Information . Details of the agreement are not disclosed.
Silk Labs has about a dozen employees and has increased about $ 4 million in funding, according to PitchBook, a research company that tracks start-up funding. The company describes itself as a "machine learning company using on-device AI to enable companies to build the next generation of intelligent connected devices."
The Silk's AI platform on the device develops software products designed to help technology and textiles connect devices so that hardware manufacturers can "quickly and easily offer a new class of intelligent products to their customers. " The company was incorporated in 201